We are now officially going to be operating GB60VUL in the month of May.This has taken months to organise and we have the first free publicity to go world-wide through our Amateur Radio magazine Rad Com. Please read the following from Norman Bland who is the radio station organiser.
GB60VUL – The Vulcan Diamond Jubilee
Some of you may have been aware that over the last few years GB0VUL has been used by various members of the Newbury And District Amateur Radio Society (NADARS) to promote XH558 the last flying Vulcan bomber, this year we are arranging the call GB60VUL, this is to promote 60 years of the Vulcan Bomber, and the Vulcan’s “Salute to Her Majesty” during her Diamond Jubilee year, for more information goto http://www.vulcansalute.org
the call will be active from 6 different QTH’s from the 30th April to the 27th May.
These include Robin Hood Airport Doncaster, The Control Tower at Greenham Common, and the 211 Squadron ATC in Newbury.
We would like to thank everyone who has been involved previously and those being involved this year, but special thanks go to members of Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society (NADARS), Newbury ATC, Finningley Amateur Radio Society (FARS), Robin Hood Airport Doncaster, The Vulcan to the Sky Trust and Club, and also to West Berkshire District Council, who have all contributed in some way to making this extra special event possible.
Please listen out for us on air, we will only be active when time permits, round our normal daily commitments, but we will try to work as many stations as we can.